(ANI): Robert De Niro has quit Martin Campbell-directed drama Edge
of Darkness due to 'creative differences.' The movie's shooting
started less than a month ago, and the actor announced leaving the
project just days after arriving on the set in Massachusetts.
"Sometimes things don't work out; it's called creative
differences," Variety quoted a spokesman for the actor, as saying.
De Niro had signed to play an operative sent to clean up the
evidence in the murder of a young woman. Mel Gibson stars as the
victim's father, a homicide detective for the Boston Police Dept.
who uncovers her secret life, a corporate cover-up and government
is a revamp of a 1980s TV miniseries Campbell directed for the BBC.
The filmmaker is now hunting for a replacement for De Niro.